500+ Workers, students, community and anti-sweatshop activists, Jobs with Justice, SEIU, Teamsters, UAW, and many others converge on the Hadley, MA WalMart for a day of protest against globalization and WalMart in solidarity with the protests in Prague, 9/26/00.
Note: ...25 seconds of black at the beginning...
Protest features a sweatshop fashion show, with filmmaker and USAS activist Michael Burns on the mic, Karl X reads a Robert Burns poem, Tom Taafe on the dismantling of affirmative action in higher education, Smith College radical cheerleaders, banjo playing folk singer, and a rainbow at sunset. Long live the people's republic of Amherst!
flyer for rally
UMass labor prof Stephanie Luce is holding the bullhorn
sweatshop fashion show
Smith College radical cheerleaders
500+ marchers with signs, puppets
banjo player 'Keep on walking forward'
rainbow at sunset at walmart
March 26, 2005 Subject:
WalMart needs to be organized!
once you get past the 25 seconds of black, the video looks and sounds pretty good, considering it came off 8mm videotape and went through a vcr to a vcd before becoming a wmv and converting to mpg before being uploaded and finding salvation as an mp4...